By Myron Scholes and Joseph Williams; Estimating betas from nonsynchronous data. Scholes, Myron & Williams, Joseph, “Estimating betas from nonsynchronous data,” Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 5(3), pages Scholes, M. and Williams, J. () Estimating Betas from Nonsynchronous Data. Journal of Financial Economics, 5,
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Second, by interpolating you’re underestimating the variance of the asset price in the interval between index price observations. Estimating Beta from unevenly spaced price history Ask Question.
If not, what would be the proper convention? Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. There’s really no proper convention here. I also have a price index of that class of asset compiled by another party on monthly basis.
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Through your choice of interpolation method, you’re essentially picking an arbitrary price in the middle. This allows to link your profile to this item. Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.
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Estimating betas from nonsynchronous data
Right now, I am blindly guessing it through the following steps: Scholes, Myron Williams, Joseph. For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: Post as a guest Name. I have a certain non-stock asset that has 1 transaction every 1 to 8 months. Estimating betas from nonsynchronous data.
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RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers. Whenever you don’t have synchronous data, you’ll have a probability distribution for the missing price conditional on all other data points in its future and in its past.
This sounds like the same problem faced when doing model fitting on tick and order book data – do you have any handy references to the conversion from simple regression to using proper MLE when transitioning to asynchronous event data?
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Also, how much effort you put in might depend on what you’re trying to do and what your boss wants.
More about this item Statistics Access and download statistics Corrections All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You’ll have to assume a parameterized family of joint stochastic processes and estimate the parameters given the price observations.
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